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Rounded Rectangle: Snailbeach Mine Information
 

 


                      

               Click here to download our trail map and description of Snailbeach mine

 

Snailbeach opening 

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For Summer 2014

We will be opening

On Sundays

11am until 4pm

When the short Day Level trip will be open

Subject to availability of volunteers

 


The longer Roberts level trip is  open on limited days

For 2014 these are

Sunday September 7th

Sat 13th & Sun 14th Sept (Heritage weekend)

Sunday October 5th

Roberts level trips must be pre-booked

 


If you wish to discuss a group booking for weekends or weekdays

Including surface or underground visits

See link for Full details

 


 Sales

We have for sale some local history books and DVD productions

 Video

A full listing of mining and historical video productions from IA Recordings

Including some about Snailbeach are available by clicking the link

 

CONTACT US

 

Building conservation

During the next few months contractors working for Shropshire council will be working on some of the buildings at Snailbeach.

Please stay away from working areas and obey all safety notices.

 Underground trips

Important planning information

The short Day Level trip

This is  dry but you will need to stoop in part of the tunnel.

It is suitable for all ages.

 

The longer Roberts level trip

For this trip you will need wellington boots.

There is a 15 min. walk up to the mine and the floors are uneven.

This trip is not suitable for infirm persons & no one under 5 Yrs is permitted.

Your guide will explain details before the tour starts.

We now have a professionally produced Education Pack

for schools and educational establishments. It includes information to help prepare risk assessments for visits

 

 

Visiting the site

Guided tours for groups and schools are available either weekends or during weekdays.

 These need to be pre-booked

Tour booking (including schools)

 

 Please park at the village hall and walk up to the buildings.

Voluntary donations box for car parking by the entrance.

 “There is limited disabled parking in front of the visitor centre”

 Access is mostly on un-made pathways which may be muddy in places and suitable footwear is advised.

On some parts of the site there are steps and steep paths although there are alternative routes if required.

 Children are welcome but should be closely supervised by a responsible adult at all times.

 Around the site there are description boards which explain the processes.

We have a Snailbeach Trail Leaflet which you may download

 

 

 

 

 

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